Bug 5903 - UITableView Source property is always null
Summary: UITableView Source property is always null
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: 5.3.x
Hardware: Macintosh Other
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-06-28 05:29 UTC by Rolf
Modified: 2012-06-28 07:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Rolf 2012-06-28 05:29:13 UTC
The Source property of UITableView always returns null because the getter tries to cast the WeakDelegate into UITableViewSource. When using WeakDataSource it will result in a desired value.

Furthermore if the property would be changed to use WeakDataSource the getter can be reduced to one line unless in some cases the WeakDelegate should result in a value. 

Should the WeakDelegate be checked then the getter should do a double casting check and return the first non null casting, thus if WeakDelegate casting is not null else if WeakDatasource casting is not null.

Current Property in UITablveView:
public UITableViewSource Source {
	get {
		UITableViewSource uITableViewSource = this.WeakDelegate as UITableViewSource;
		if (uITableViewSource != null){
			return uITableViewSource;
		return null;
		this.WeakDelegate = value;
		this.WeakDataSource = value;
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-06-28 07:23:10 UTC
Fixed to check both WeakDelegate and WeakDataSource. It will be included in 5.3.6.

master: e0de22905d362205e2451525848aa27b315f7c7f

Note that both WeakDataSource and WeakDelegate have strongly typed versions (DataSource and Delegate respectively) you can use.